This name is a synonym of Halerpestes lancifolia (Bertol.) Hand.-Mazz..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 27105035) with original publication details: Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1925(6): 280 1925.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-27105035.